The Christian correspondent; or A series of religious letters, written ... to captain Alexr. Clunie, from 1761, to 1770

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Page 140 - ... to him who is able to keep us from falling, and to present us faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy ! (Jude ver.
Page 185 - Lord, are changed into the fame image, from glory to glory by the Spirit of the Lord,
Page 19 - ... the Lord, watered on every side by the streams of the Gospel. There the voice of the turtle is heard in all quarters, and multitudes rejoice in the light. I have a pretty large acquaintance there among various denominations, who, though they differ in some lesser things, are all agreed to exalt Jesus and his salvation. I do not mean that the truth is preached in every church and meeting through the county, but in many, perhaps in more proportionably than in any other part of the land, and with...
Page 62 - stare at me since reading it — and well they may. I am indeed a wonder to many— a wonder to myself; especially, I wonder that I wonder no more.
Page 24 - As we grow in years, may we grow in grace, and in the knowledge and love of Thee our God.
Page 172 - It is a noble place, with a parlour behind it, and holds 130 people conveniently. Pray for us, that the Lord may be in the midst of us there, and that as He has now given us a Rehoboth, and has made room for us, so He may be pleased to add to our numbers, and make us fruitful in the land.
Page 21 - I must expect after so much trouble ? No, when we awake into that glorious world, we shall in an instant be satisfied with his likeness. One sight of Jesus as He is, will fill our hearts, and dry up all our tears. Let us then resign ourselves into his hands ; let us gird up the loins of our minds, be sober and hope to the end. Let us, like faithful servants, watch for our Lord's appearance, and pray earnestly that we may be found ready at his coming. We live in a trying time : how many erroneous...
Page 60 - For it is God who is at work in you both to will and to do according to his good will." 56 And, in another place: "It is not therefore a matter of man's willing, or of his running, but of God's showing mercy.
Page 16 - Chrift, and him crucified, we count alt things but lofs and dung for the excellency of the knowledge of Chrift Jefus...
Page 25 - When we came away I think the bulk of the people, of all ranks and parties, were very sorry to part with us. How much do I owe to the restraining and preserving grace of God, that when I appeared in a public character and delivered offensive truths in a place where I had lived so long, and there appeared a readiness and disposition m some to disparage my character...

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